William E. Gilyard, age 83, of Gary, Indiana, passed away at home on January 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by parents Robert and Dellar; sons Ervy Lee Gilyard and Carl Gilyard; daughter Renea Greenlee Haynes. He is survived by wife Pearl Gilyard; children William Gilyard, David Gilyard, Oscar Gilyard, Fred Gilyard, Tim Gilyard, Jerry Gilyard, Mark Gilyard, Bettie Gilyard, Sharon Gilyard and Jessie Mae; 44 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren. Visitation Saturday January 28, 2017 from 9-11:00 a.m. with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. both at Miller 1st Baptist Church 5601 East 4th Avenue. Rev. Hayward Scott officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 26, 2017.